Marissa Brand Named GoBulldogs.com Athlete of the Week


    Nov. 23, 2010


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    Marissa Brand

    Volleyball
    Sophomore
    Cypress, Calif.

    Marissa Brand from Cypress, Calif. (Cypress HS), led the Bulldogs to a pair of victories over Idaho and San Jose State and earned the program's first Western Athletic Conference Player of the Week honors since 2004.

    In the 3-1 road win at Idaho, Brand paced the Bulldogs with 16 kills and 15 digs for her WAC-leading 12th double-double of the season, her eighth double-double in WAC play.

    In a sweep over San Jose State, Brand recorded a match-high 14 kills (4.6 kps) for her 19th double-digit performance in kills this season.

    On the week, Brand recorded 30 kills (4.3 kps) on a .297 hitting percentage and had 21 digs (3.0 dps) as Fresno State needed only seven sets to win a pair of WAC matches.

    Other nominees included:

    Marnique Arnold, Women's Basketball

    Kimberly Hewson Budnik, Equestrian

    Greg Smith, Men's Basketball

    Dani Yoho, Swimming

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